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My name is Garrett Jackson. I am a shamanic practitioner and teacher. My passion is working with the shamanic path of direct revelation to help people connect with the wisdom and healing of the spiritual realities.
My journey began in 2014, when I was 17 years old. In the midst of deep suffering that was accompanying what I now know to be an initiation, I asked the Universe for help in healing my suffering. One of the answers to my prayer was being introduced to working with the helping spirits for healing by my mother, who was taking psychic development classes at the time.
I loved connecting with them, and began studying with teachers such as Radleigh Valentine and Eren Bishop, learning how to work with the helping spirits in order to bring their loving messages to others. I began giving readings to people across the globe, and in 2016, I started teaching spiritual classes. In that same year, I also began my formal study of classic shamanism and shamanic healing.
In 2020, I graduated from Sandra Ingerman's Two-Year Teacher Training in Shamanic Journeying, Healing, and Medicine for the Earth. I now teach classes on shamanism, and conduct message circles, readings, and shamanic healing work.
I have extensive teaching experience, and have presented on television, radio interviews, and webinars. In my work, I provide a safe and welcoming space for everyone, including fellow LGBTQIA+ people, and those from racial and ethnic minority groups.
I have also been fortunate to serve other teachers in their workshops. I was an assistant to Sandra Ingerman in the Facebook group for her nine-week online course, The Dark Night of the Soul as a Portal to the Shaman's Light. She and I recorded a video dialogue entitled "Shamanism and the Younger Generations." Additionally, I served as faculty assistant to Radleigh Valentine during his September 2019 workshop at Kripalu.
Personally and professionally, I emphasize the importance of science and integrative healthcare. I am certified in Mental Health First Aid through Mental Health First Aid USA, and graduated cum laude from the State University of New York (SUNY) at Plattsburgh with a BA in psychology.
I am listed on shamanicteachers.com, a global alliance of shamanic and Medicine for the Earth teachers who are dedicated to teaching shamanic skills effectively and ethically around the world.
Currently, I live in Woodley Park in Washington, D.C. with my partner Alexi. In my spare time, I enjoy walks through the city, watching comedic television (I just started 30 Rock - I know, I'm really late to that party), studying psychology and shamanism, and trying to appear as if I can cook.